Reinvention of the classic stop-motion animated ‘Thunderbirds’ is produced by ITV Studios and Pukeko Pictures in collaboration with world-famous Weta Workshop.
On Friday, November 4, the second season of Amazon Original Kids Series Thunderbirds Are Go is set to premiere on Amazon Prime Video in the U.S.
Thunderbirds Are Go is a reinvention of classic Thunderbirds, and features the world’s most famous family of heroes, International Rescue. The series highlights the five brave Tracy brothers and their covert operative Kayo and how they pilot their remarkable, cutting-edge Thunderbird vehicles to perform near-impossible rescue mission, from the depths of the oceans to the highest reaches of space. Season two will continue with International Rescue as everyday heroes pulling off more harrowing rescue adventures, while Kayo’s connection to arch nemesis The Hood is revealed. Produced by ITV Studios and Pukeko Pictures in collaboration with world-famous Weta Workshop, the series is made using a unique mixture of CGI animation and live-action model sets. Thunderbirds Are Go delivers a new level of action-adventure animation for today’s audience while paying tribute to the characters and locations from the original series.
Thunderbirds Are Go is executive produced by Estelle Hughes (Driver Dan’s Story Train), Giles Ridge (Pocoyo), Richard Taylor (The Lord of the Rings), and Andrew Smith (District 9), written by Rob Hoegee (Generator Rex, Teen Titans), and directed by David Scott (LEGO Star Wars) and Theo Baynton (The Wotwots). It is distributed internationally by ITV Studios Global Entertainment.
The first season of Thunderbirds Are Go is currently available for Prime members to stream using the Amazon Video app for TVs, connected devices including Amazon Fire TV, and mobile devices, or online, at no additional cost to their membership.